Intelligent Execution Monitoring and Error Analysis In Planning Involving Processes
Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
The University of Aston in Birmingham
Brian Drabble's Ph.D project Excalibur planner linked HTN planning methods with qualitative process reasoning.
It was based partly on the Nonlin hierarchical partial-order AI planning system, developed by Austin Tate at the University of Edinburgh.
Drabble, B. (1988) Intelligent Execution Monitoring and Error Analysis In Planning Involving Processes, Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Aston in Birmingham, July 1988.
EXCALIBUR: A Program for Planning and Reasoning with Processes. Artificial Intelligence, 62(1):1-40, 1993. [Submission revised February 1992 here in PDF format]
PhD Supervisor: Dr. Peter Coxhead
Technical Guidance: Hugh Dorans
Financial Support: S.E.R.C. of Great Britain